Eleven People Injured After Passenger Minivan Crash in Phatthalung

PHOTO: Nitikorn Kongnookaew

Phatthalung –

A driver has sustained severe injuries while 11 passengers have sustained minor injuries after a minivan crashed into a trailer truck in Pabon.

The Pabon Police were notified of the accident on Tuesday (May 9th) on the Trang – Song Khla Road. Emergency responders arrived at the scene to find the damaged minivan on the road at the back of the trailer truck.

Inside the minivan rescue teams found the driver, Mr. Sirichai Soosoe, 48, who had sustained severe injuries.

Eleven passengers had sustained minor injuries who were eight women, two men, and a five-year-old girl. They were taken to nearby hospitals.

Ms. Nawarat Suwannakan, who was one of the minivan passengers, told Thai media that the passenger minivan driver was driving very fast from Trang.

The trailer truck driver, Mr. Warakorn Mueanwai, 48, stated to rescue workers that he had just parked his truck on the side of the road just one minute before the crash.

The Pabon Police are continuing their investigation into the accident for further possible legal action.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Phuket Express, owned by our parent company TPN media.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.